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Local News

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Starting Monday, July 12, Mount Pleasant Road (State Hwy. 625) will be closed between Pryors Fork and Corn Creek roads as work crews from the state Transportation Cabinent replace two culverts.

    Motorists are advised to follow the detour signs during the closure.

    Completion of the project is expected in mid-August.

  • Many upset by closing of Kysoc

                Rhonda Burns of Carrollton attended Camp Kysoc for over two decades, but this summer Burns won’t have the chance to participate in her favorite camp activities or see her camp friends.             “The way Ca

  • WorkNow Kentucky offers employment for summer

    Local teens and young adults seeking summer work opportunities may apply online for employment with a new federal program called WorkNow Kentucky.             “It’ll start this week because we’re just now getting the information,” Carroll County Judge-Executive Ha

  • School system tackles multiple building projects

    While construction continues on Phase I of an extensive renovation of Richard B. Cartmell Elementary School, the design phase is underway for an addition to Kathryn Winn Primary School across town. Ron Murrell, of the Lexington consulting firm Ross Tarrant Architects, updated board members on the progress of construction at Cartmell Ele

  • Sewer, water rates to increase

    Carrollton Utilities is proposing a 2 percent increase across the board for its sewer and water services. The increase was included in the 2010-11 budget approved by council, and the first reading of the ordinance took place at the June 28 council meeting. The second reading will take place at the next meeting on July 12. If passed, the inc

  • Cost-cutting plans may change with legislation

    A Marshall County legislator plans to pre-file legislation for the 2011 regular session that would stop a plan to close state resort parks — including General Butler State Resort Park—for two days each week in the winter. Local legislators told The News-Democrat they are not aware of the specifics of 6th District State Rep. Will Coursey’s (D-Benton) proposed legi

  • SEARCH PARTY

    The Trimble Banner A troubled woman is missing. Her car is found near a heavily wooded area, and she’s believed to have gone into the woods with a loaded handgun. Her family fears the worst. Members of the Trimble County Search and Rescue team treated this make-believe scenario like the real thing during a training mission Saturday morning, June 26. The team works regularl

  • Gravel road frustrates Stauffer Farm subdivision residents

    The Trimble Banner Several residents of Stauffer Drive in the Stauffer Farms subdivision in southern Trimble County appealed to Fiscal Court during it’s regular meeting Monday, June 21, to have their road paved. Approved as a county-maintained road, Stauffer Drive is still a gravel road with drainage problems for some homeowners.&nbsp

  • State targets Hwy. 625 in 2010-11 road plan

    The Trimble Banner Representatives fromthe Kentucky Transporta-tion Cabinet presented plans to Trimble County Fiscal Court for the 2010-11 Rural Secondary Roads funds in the county. The program is funded by 22.2 percent of the state’s motor-vehicle fuel tax and used for construction, reconstruction and maintenance of secondary and rural roads in all 120 counties. Funding i

  • Three out-of-state juveniles arrested for multiple burglaries

    Three Mississippi juveniles were arrested Thursday June 24 after allegedly breaking into three homes and an abandoned trailer off Hwy. 36 East in Carroll County. The juveniles—a 15-year-old girl, a 15-year-old boy and a 16-year-old boy—were charged with four counts of second-degree burglary and one count of receiving stolen pro